Origin of xylene
Examples from the Web for xylol
Wash with ammonia-free distilled water, dry thoroughly and mount in xylol balsam.
Of course, the patient must be cautioned to stay away from a lighted lamp or fire while using either the kerosene or xylol.
Balsam and dried oil are best removed from the brass parts with xylol.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Treat with a mixture of equal parts of aniline oil and xylol until no more colour comes away.
Xylol, used pure, or with the addition of five per cent of vaseline, is also very efficacious.
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Word Origin and History for xylol
1851, from Greek xylon "wood," which is of unknown origin, + -ene.